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The Six Personalities of Vladimir Putin

Senior Fellows Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy discuss their book, Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin in a five part podcast series.

Fiona Hill: Putin’s Personalities Leveraged to Boost Russia

Fiona Hill: Putin’s History in KGB Leads to “Case Officer” Personality

Fiona Hill and Cliff Gaddy: The Outsider Influenced Putin’s “Free Market” Personality

Clifford Gaddy: Putin the History Man and Survivalist

Fiona Hill: Putin’s Statist Personality: Restoring the Greatness of Russia

In the book, Hill and Gaddy write that Russian President Vladmir Putin’s style of rule is influenced by his identities as a Statist, a Man of History, a Free Marketeer, a Survivalist, an Outsider, and a Case Officer; these are distinct personalities, they note, that interact and affect policy decisions. On February 6, the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings hosted an event for the launch of Mr. Putin with a discussion featuring the authors.

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